shoulder

What is frozen shoulder, what causes it and how is frozen shoulder treated?

Aptly named, a frozen shoulder feels as if your shoulder is nearly frozen in place, unable to move or perform as it should. Also called adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder is a painful condition that causes inflammation and stiffness that increases over time. If you believe you have a frozen shoulder, it’s important to see an […]

The Most Common Mountain Biking Injuries: Stats and Types of Injuries

After the snow has melted and the trails have dried, throngs of mountain biking enthusiasts flock to their local mountains to tackle tough climbs and race downhill with abandon. No matter whether you’re a newbie, a weekend warrior or adrenaline junky on the hill every day, you can expect to suffer from a mountain biking […]

All You Need to Know About Rotator Cuffs: Tears, Injury Tests, Physical Therapy and Rotator Cuff Surgery

You have a nagging pain in your shoulder… Should you see a shoulder specialist? Or do you just tough it out? If the pain is affecting your work, recreational activities or how you live your everyday life, it’s a good idea to see an orthopedic shoulder surgeon for a consultation. No matter if your shoulder […]

Fully Torn Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff is made up of four different muscles and tendons near the shoulder joint, including the subscapularis, the supraspinatus, the infraspinatus, and the teres minor. Together, the tendons and muscles help to support the joint, promote fluid arm movement, and enable full range of motion. There is also a fluid-filled sac in the […]